Historical Documentation


Adolph Candrian came to America when he was 18 years old from Bonaduz, Switzerland with his brother, Hermann, and his father, Jos. Antoine, 50 years old. They came via the ship, SS Bellona. All three men were listed as farmers and traveled in the steerage class.

Activities mentioned in the Newspaper

Peggy Candrian holding the family zither.
Note:  The wood inlayed "C" reportedly was
custom made for Adolph Candrian.

Emma B. Candrian is the "Grandma" mentioned in the following newspaper article: